Lightning Talk: Premature Optimization

Fred Wenzel

(This is a cross-post from my personal blog, fredericiana)

During the work week of Mozilla’s Rapid Web Development in the Bay Area a few weeks ago, we gave a bunch of lightning talks.

In my talk, I am looking at two math problems from Project Euler. For each of them, I am contrasting an intuitive solution with one that is, arguably, faster/better/uses less memory. But is it actually a better solution and an optimization worth spending time and effort on?

Check it out and let me know what you think!

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